More ILOVEYOU variants surface

Think it's over? Think again. Here are the latest variants (lettered A to S) to watch for in your email inbox

VBS/Loveletter.a

  • Alias: "Love Bug"

  • Subject: ILOVEYOU

  • Body: kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.

  • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs

  • Notes: Also known as I-Worm.Loveletter, IRC/Loveletter, Loveletter, Troj/LoveLet-A, VBS.Loveletter.a

VBS/Loveletter.b

  • Alias: "Susitikim" "Lithuania"

  • Subject: Susitikim shi vakara kavos puodukui...

  • Body: kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.

  • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs

  • Notes: The subject line is Lithuanian for "Let's meet this evening for a cup of coffee"

VBS/Loveletter.c

  • Alias: "Very Funny", "Joke"

  • Subject: Fwd: Joke

  • Body: blank

  • Attachment: Very Funny.vbs

  • Note: Also sends Very Funny.HTM

VBS/Loveletter.d

  • Alias: None

  • Subject: Same as A

  • Body: Same as A

  • Attachment: Same as A

  • Notes: This is a slight variation on Loveletter.a.

VBS/Loveletter.e

  • Alias: "Mother's Day"

  • Subject: Mothers Day Order Confirmation

  • Body: We have proceeded to charge your credit card for the amount of $326.92 for the mothers day diamond special. We have attached a detailed invoice to this email. Please print out the attachment and keep it in a safe place.Thanks Again and Have a Happy Mothers Day! mothersday@subdimension.com

  • Attachment: mothersday.vbs

  • Notes: This variant deletes files with the extension ".ini" and ".bat" as opposed to ".jpg" and ".jpeg". This means users will be unable to reboot their machines. VBS/Loveletter.e does not download the "WIN-BUGSFIX.exe" from the Internet, but it does modify the Internet Explorer start page.

Variants : f to i Phoney Symantec warning and 'Important!' virus variants.

Variants : j to m "I Can't Believe This!", Arab Air and other virus variants.

Variants : n to s Yeah, Yeah, LOOK!, Bewerbung, and more virus variants

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